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Energy : the World's Race for Resources in the 21st Century.

Author: Hermann-Josef Wagner
Publisher: New York : Haus Publishing, 2011.
Series: Sustainability Project.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Comprehensive study of the energy crisis and how we can overcome it in a sustainable way.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wagner, Hermann-Josef.
Energy : The World's Race for Resources in the 21st Century.
New York : Haus Publishing, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hermann-Josef Wagner
ISBN: 9781906598549 1906598541
OCLC Number: 855502150
Description: 1 online resource (272 pages).
Contents: Front --
Contents --
Editor's Foreword --
Foreword --
The Different Faces of Energy --
1 The Forms and Units of Energy --
2 Nature's Energy Supply --
Energy Consumption and Population Growth --
3 Statistics on Today's Energy Consumption --
4 Energy Consumption in Everyday Life --
5 The Poor and the Rich --
6 Does Energy Consumption Follow Population Growth? --
Energy --
A Commercial Product --
7 Energy is a Commodity --
8 The Special Features of Grid-Bound Energy Sources --
The Run on Energy Stocks --
9 The Race for Deposit Areas --
10 The Oil Will Be Used Up Within Forty Years --
Energy Use and the Environment --
11 Energy Conversion Creates Air Pollution --
12 Successes in Emissions Reduction --
13 Waste Heat and Greenhouse Gasses --
A Ray of Hope: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energies --
14 Saving Energy --
15 Hydroelectric Power and Biomass --
16 Solar and Wind Energy --
Energy Use Is an Ethical Question --
17 Energy Supply --
The Key Question --
18 Choice of Energy Sources --
19 The Time Frame --
On the Way to the Energy World of the Future --
20 Modeling Games for Tomorrow --
21 Components of the Energy Mix --
The Challenge of Energy --
Using our Opportunities --
22 The Facts --
23 Renewable Energies --
Our Hope for the Future --
24 Using Less Energy in the Future --
25 Cheap Energy Is Running Low --
26 A Look to the Future --
Glossary --
Bibliography.
Series Title: Sustainability Project.

Abstract:

Comprehensive study of the energy crisis and how we can overcome it in a sustainable way.

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